Call for applications for fellowships at the Paris Institute for Advanced Studies - Academic year 2016-2017.
Call for applications for fellowships at the Paris Institute for Advanced Studies - Academic year 2016-2017
Deadline for applications: April 30, 2015, 3:00pm (Paris time)
STAYING AT THE PARIS IAS
CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY
- Senior university professors or researchers holding a permanent position in a university or research institution and having a minimum of 10 years of full time research experience after their PhD
- Junior scholars having the status of postdoctoral researcher or holding a position in a university or research institution, and having a minimum of 2 and maximum of 9 years of research experience after the PhD.
CRITERIA OF SELECTION
- the scientific quality of the project, its innovative character and its importance for the scientific community;
- the career path of the applicant;
- the quality of the scientific contacts of the applicants in France, and the applicant’s capacity to collaborate with French scholars and research teams.
- the completed application form;
- a curriculum vitae (10 pages maximum) including a list of publications and a list of the 5 publications considered as most important by the applicant;
- a detailed research proposal (25 000 characters maximum spaces included. The proposal should include :
- state of the art in the field, innovative character of the proposal
- methodology or theoretical framework
- expected outcomes
- work planning, timescales
- existing or planned scientific cooperation and contacts in France
- bibliography (books and articles cited)
- a letter of cooperation signed by a member of a university or research institution based in France. Preference will be given to projects conducted in cooperation with the partners of the IAS (Universities of Paris 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 10, EHESS, EPHE, ENS Cachan, ENS, Paris, FMSH)
- a list of four topics on which the applicant could give a lecture during the fellowship
- in the case of Junior Fellows (2 to 9 years after the PhD), two letters of recommendation
- the name of three experts with whom the applicant has not collaborated in the past who could review the application